Meet Our Team

A B C D E F G H I K L M N P R S T W Y
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Christina Yue

Director of Strategic Stakeholder Events, Memberships and Administration
King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506-0119
859-323-7950

Administrative Services

Mandy Connelly

Mandy Connelly

Talent Development Coordinator
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-562-0955
Landon Dean

Landon Dean

Administrative Services Assistant
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Lori Eckdahl

Executive Director of Advancement Services.
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6439
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Marissa Hillman

HR/Payroll Coordinator
Maria Lykins

Maria Lykins

Budget Officer
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7302
Deb Ramey

Deb Ramey

Director for Business Services
Marivel Rosenquist

Marivel Rosenquist

Administrative Services Assistant

Annual Giving

Emily Groves

Emily Groves

Associate Director of Annual Giving
859-323-5574
Andrew palmer

Andrew Palmer

Director of Annual Giving
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6392
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Kirtland Roach

Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Student Philanthropy and Young Alumni
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-5068
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Dawn Smallwood

Administrative Support Associate
859-257-5488
Emma

Emma White

Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-1345

Central Fundraising Programs

Ravyn

Ravyn Ladenburger

Institutional Philanthropy Officer
Nathan Rudder

Nathan Rudder

Institutional Philanthropy Officer Senior
859-562-2584
David Timoney

Dave Timoney

Institutional Philanthropy Officer Senior
859-257-0188

Communications

UK Philanthropy Team Member

Kaylynn Cromer

Graphic Artist
218 Sturgill Building
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Kel Hahn

Communications Manager
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-562-2581
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Dan Knapp

Communications Officer
859-323-4975
Meredith Weber

Meredith Weber

Director of Philanthropy Marketing & Communications
King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street, Lexington KY, 40506-0119
859-257-4439

Corporate & Foundation Relations

Emily Elkins

Emily Elkins

Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporation Philanthropy
Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo

Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo

Director of Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-6570

Philanthropy Administration

Jake Lemon

Jake Lemon

Vice President for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement and Chief Philanthropy Officer
859-257-3912

Philanthropy Administration, Major Gifts

Bill Nims

Bill Nims

Administrative Support Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3911
Bill Nims

Bill Nims

Administrative Support Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3911

Donor Relations & Stewardship

Lisa Atkinson

Lisa Atkinson

Executive Director of Principal Gift Operations
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7885
Sarah Fitzgerald

Sarah Fitzgerald

LEADS Stewardship Officer
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Lori Wilson

Lori Wilson

Senior Director of Donor Relations, Stewardship and Constituent Engagement
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
8592573187

Donor Relations & Stewardship, Major Gifts

Don Witt

Don Witt

Assistant Vice President for College/Unit Philanthropy & Stewardship
King Alumni Building, Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-3458
Don Witt

Don Witt

Assistant Vice President for College/Unit Philanthropy & Stewardship
King Alumni Building, Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-3458

Gift & Estate Planning Team

Tom Barker

Tom Barker

Executive Director of Gift & Estate Planning
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7886
Knight

Jacqueline Knight

Administrative Coordinator
McRae Stephenson

McRae Stephenson

Gift & Estate Planning Operations Director
859-323-7386
Amanda

Amanda Trail

Planned Giving Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-562-2126
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Nealy Williams

Senior Associate Director of Gift & Estate Planning
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-5918

Gift Receiving

Gretchen Bower

Gretchen Bower

Financial Analyst Coordinator
Debbie Caudill

Debbie Caudill

Gift Processor
859-257-7306
Amanda Hoskins

Amanda Hoskins

Financial Analyst Coordinator
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Sharon Inglis

Gift Processor
859-257-7329
Taylor Navis

Taylor Navis

Financial Analyst
859-257-7305
Jordan Perrin

Jordan Perrin

Financial Analyst Senior
Jamie

Jamie Risen

Associate Director, Gift Receiving
Kim Robinson

Kim Robinson

Gift Processor
859-257-5869
Nikki Russell

Nikki Russell

Director of Gift Receiving
859-257-3914
Darlene Simpson

Darlene Simpson

Gift Acknowledgement Coordinator
859-257-7320

Major Gifts

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Carl Goodmonson

Director of Philanthropy, UK Libraries
401 Hilltop Dr.
Lexington, KY 40506
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Marci Hicks

Assistant Vice President for College/Unit Philanthropy
King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506-0119
859-323-7882
Ford Stanley

Ford Stanley

Assistant Vice President, Major Gifts/Interim Associate Vice President for Philanthropy - Health
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7886

Office of the Vice President

Jennifer Combs

Jennifer Combs

Executive Assistant
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3912

Prospect Research

Eric Crowden

Eric Crowden

Senior Associate Director of Prospect Research
300 W. Vine Street, Suite 1600
Lexington, KY 40507
Craig Kahn

Craig Kahn

Senior Director of Prospect Research
859-323-5215
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Rebecca Rae Langley

Prospect Research Analyst
Josh Turpin

Joshua Turpin

Assistant Director, Prospect Research
859-257-5569

Information Services

Brenda Bain

Brenda Bain

Data Clerk
859-257-1032
Tim Barnes

Tim Barnes

Associate Director of Information Services
859-323-1041
Billy Brewer

William Brewer

Director of Information Services
859-257-5184
Valerie Brown

Valerie Brown

Administrative Services Assistant
859-257-2277
John Hoagland

John Hoagland

Associate Director for IT Infrastructure
859-257-8950
Elaine Mason

Eleanor (Elaine) Mason

Data Clerk
859-323-6066
Kathy Price

Kathy Price

Data Coordinator
859-257-6848
Renee Siegel

Renée Siegel

Web Administrator and Report Writer
859-257–5846
Glenyatte Trice

Glenyatte Trice

IS Technical Support Specialist II